Cable & Telecom

Bell wants to spread connection fee around

OTTAWA – Saying it would be "revenue neutral", Bell Aliant and Bell Canada have asked the CRTC for permission to take its $55 service connection charge and have all their customers pay 80-cents a month more instead. On Friday, the CRTC called for comments in a public proceeding on the matter. "The companies submitted that this would align their pricing practices with those of their competitors, and thus to better position their residential services in the competitive marketplace," says the Commission's release. "The companies argued that they were the only provider of residential local telephone services in their respective territories...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.